RESTON, Va. -- A survey sponsored by the National Grocers Association here revealed that shrink continues to be a growing problem in supermarkets.
shrink amounted to 2.09% of total store sales, according to the 1993 National Supermarket Shrink Survey, conducted by LAM Consulting, Springboro, Ohio.
The report was based on retailer responses from more than 2,600 supermarkets in 42 states. Employee theft accounted for about 56% of shrink reported in the study; shoplifting represented 24%; ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.